Tuesday, June 17, 2014

ISIS Closing on Baghdad

The Daily Mail reports fighting between ISIS forces and Iraqi forces for the town of Baqubah--the last major town before reaching Baghdad. ISIS has also capture Tal Afar, a town between Mosul and the Syrian border, which consolidates their hold in that region. The story goes on to indicate that ISIS is receiving support from pro-Saddam Hussein loyalists. It looks like a "caliphate" of "Greater Syria" may become a reality.

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